The Sights You See on a Private Tour of Puebla, Una Gran Experiencia
Una gran experiencia, the Spanish words for a great experience with all the sights you can see on a private tour of Puebla.
One of Mexico’s top tourist destinations is Puebla which is located south of Mexico City. There are many great activities and excellent sights to see. It is also easy to reach other interesting towns on sightseeing tours from here.
Some of the activities that you can take part in include a cableway that goes 688 meters across the city and offers the best views of the city or take a stroll down the street of Sweets where you have a choice of 40 shops selling everything ‘sweet’.
There are great markets of various types to be found in Puebla such as the Craft Market and The Carmen.
Interestingly, it is also possible to experience an ‘African’ type safari tour by jeep or bus with the way the Zoo in Puebla is organized. It is the best way to view the animals, that is for sure.
Top 10 Things to Do in Puebla
Take an Adventure Tour to the Twin Volcanos Near the City of Puebla
When it comes to places to see, there are quite a few in the city of Puebla and the surrounding area. One highly recommended place to go is the twin Volcanos on an adventure tour. You can climb one of the two volcanoes and it is a fantastic experience.
There are many historical buildings with stunning architecture and cultural centres the city of Puebla has been a UNESCO Heritage Site for more than 25 years.
The people of Puebla are very welcoming and friendly people who happen to love their food too. The is no escaping the culinary skills that you witness when in the city. No one should leave here without tasting the amazing traditional cuisine.
Travel Tips for Puebla
It is possible to visit the city of Puebla at any stage during the year. There are many who regard the best time to visit is from March to May when the weather is beautiful and ideal for sightseeing tours or guided tours. The only problem with this time is that it can be very crowded. If you visit during the months of winter, be prepared for slightly chillier days and if it's during the summer be ready for some rain.
The prices in Puebla are very similar to those in Mexico City. Accommodation for one night B&B starts from US$18 and it is possible to enjoy a nice meal from US$8. All types of private tours are very reasonably priced too. Like every tourist destination, the prices can fluctuate from season to season. Taxis are cheap and cheerful and the local transport is very accessible and easy to get around in.
There is a possibility that you will require a visa to enter Mexico depending on where you come from so make sure you do the research on this. It is advisable to book accommodation well in advance of traveling and even popular sightseeing tours when coming during peak season. You should only drink sealed bottled water when visiting anywhere in Mexico. Never walk alone at night and stay with a group.
The temperatures vary a little between the seasons in Puebla. It tends to rain more in the summer months than the winter months. May is the hottest month of the year, the average temperatures is around 20 degrees Celsius but it can get as high as 28 degrees Celsius some days. January is the coldest month with average temperatures of 14 degrees but again can go as low as 5 degrees Celsius so be prepared.